claw, talon, hoof

sha-ke (ke)

claw, talon, hoof (RR-Quapaw)

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eagle claw  

wa-zhiⁿ-ka  xo-we  sha-ke  (wa̜ka xwe ke)

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

bird - sacred, holy - claw, talon

 

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fingernail  

naⁿ-pe  sha-ke  (nąp ke)                   

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

hand - claw

 

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toe nail  

si-pa  sha-ke  (sipp ke)                  

Speaker - Maude Supernaw

toe - claw, nail

 

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Dhegiha Language Family Comparison

         sha-ke (ke) - claw, talon, hoof (RR-Quapaw)

         sha-ge (shage) - hoof, talon, claws, fingernails (Omaha)

         sha-ge (sh-ge) - hands, paws, claws, talons (FL-Osage)

         sha-ke (ake) - hand, claw, handprint, footprint, tracks, hands of the body that are touched by the attendees when passing by it at a funeral, finger (CQ-Osage)

         sha-ge (shge) - claws, finger (Kanza)